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Dube wins title

16 June 2004 Angelo Coppola

Former schoolteacher and single mother of two sons, Tryphina Dube of Pretoria is the Nedbank Property Professional of the Year for 2004.

Dube was evaluated with 14 other finalists by the Board of Trustees of the Property Professional Club, the convenor of the annual awards.

The competition is open to the 1 100 members of the Property Professional Club with the selection for the finalists based on individual and partnership sales turnover.

The winner's prize is a trip to the US National Association of Realtors annual convention in Orlando in November.

Keynote speaker Lindiwe Kubeka, head of Nedbank Homeloans also singled out Dube for her community work in old age homes and aids orphanages and high profile commitment to home-ownership education.

The individual finalists were: Irene Eccles and Philip Papitus (both from Johannesburg), Deo Swanepoel, Stefan Coetzer and Tryphina Dube (Pretoria), Nelis du Plooy and Ken Clarke (Durban), Virginia Tiplady and Bruce Durham (Cape Town), Marilize Portella (Port Elizabeth) and Alta Smuts (Margate).

Partnership finalists were: Abe Flax and Dawn Dorfman; and Trevor Sedgwick and Mandy Bush (both partnerships are from Johannesburg).

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